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Dr. Dirk van Zyl has been appointed to investigate Mount Polley Mine dam breach

Dr Dirk van Zyl has been appointed to the review panel established by the BC provincial government that will conduct an investigation of the failure of the tailings embankment at the Mt Polley mine. In addition to Dr van Zyl, the members of the panel are: Dr Norbert Morgenstern – geotechnical engineer, advisor to industry, […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 5, 2014 @5:02 pm

Professor John Meech received the Fray International Sustainability Award

At FLOGEN's Shechtman International Symposium held in Cancun, Mexico from June 29 to July 4, Professor John Meech was presented with the Fray International Sustainability Award in recognition of his leadership of UBC-CERM3's research into Sustainable Mining. Dr. Meech attended the conference with 10 members of the CERM3 team who presented 12 papers on recent work done at UBC.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: September 5, 2014 @4:49 pm

Dr. Scott Dunbar Chosen as New Head of NBK Mining Engineering

  Dr. Dunbar is currently an Associate Professor and the Acting Head of the Department of Mining Engineering.  Following the completion of his Ph.D. in 1977, he spent the next twenty years of his career in civil and geotechnical engineering consulting before joining the Department of Mining Engineering at UBC in 1997. He was the […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 21, 2014 @8:49 pm

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Turning Waste Into Building Products

  Dr. Michael Hitch was featured in an article of the Vancouver Sun. Turning waste into building products A UBC researcher is working on a way to turn carbon dioxide into cement. “We can actually use it for making bricks and blocks and cement,” said Michael Hitch, professor at UBC’s Norman B. Keevil Institute of […]
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 21, 2014 @8:45 pm

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Mining Alumni Dinner 2014 at CIM Conference

Thank you to all who attended our 2014 Mining Alumni Dinner at the CIM Conference.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 12, 2014 @8:35 pm

Upcoming Alumni Reception at the CIM Conference, Tonight!

UBC Mining would like to invite Mining and Mineral Processing Alumni to join us for an exclusive reception during the CIM conference in Vancouver to reconnect, mingle, and meet with alumni from the Mining Engineering program at UBC. Please see the APSC website for further details and to register.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: May 8, 2014 @8:11 pm

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NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: April 4, 2018 @1:37 pm

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UBC Mining Seeks New Department Head
Frank Forward
The Faculty of Applied Science at the University of British Columbia seeks outstanding internal UBC candidates for the position of Head of the Department of Mining Engineering. The Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering is a large industry-linked mining school with a global perspective.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: March 18, 2014 @12:00 pm

M.Eng. students on a field trip to Yellowknife

M.Eng. program students on a field trip, on arrival in Yellowknife
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: February 19, 2014 @9:38 am

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Wuhan University of Science and Technology Visits UBC

Photo of a visiting delegation from Wuhan University of Science and Technology on Wed Jan 22. Accompanying them are our Acting Head, Dr. Scott Dunbar, Carmen Jensen, International M.Eng. Program Manager and Jiajie Li, one of our graduate students.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: February 12, 2014 @5:20 pm

Upcoming 18th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner

Please join us for the 18th Annual UBC Mining Alumni Dinner on February 1st, at the downtown Four Season Hotel.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 21, 2014 @10:00 pm

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AMRC

Aboriginal Mineral Resource Centre: A Concept Paper by P. Dawn Mills, Malcolm Scoble, and Bern Klein is now online.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 21, 2014 @9:54 pm

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Welcome Dr. Maria Holuszko!
Dr. Maria Holuszko
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Maria Holuszko as our newest faculty member. Dr. Holuszko’s Bio can be viewed here
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 15, 2014 @7:22 pm

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Visit to Mineral Processing Department of Istanbul Technical University

Turkey Recruitment and Collaboration Trip visit to the Mineral Processing Department of Istanbul Technical University.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 15, 2014 @7:18 pm

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Turkey Recruitment and Collaboration Trip

Dr. Scott Dunbar, with Dr. Ali Arol,, and Dr. Emre Altun, on a visit to Turkey on a recruitment and collaboration trip.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: January 9, 2014 @10:54 am

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Recruitment and Collaboration Trip 2

NBK Mining Engineering’s Carmen Jensen, International M.Eng. Program Manager and Dr. Davide Elmo, Professor, with Prof. TU Shihao, Director of School of Mines, on a visit to CUMT
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: November 12, 2013 @10:43 am

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Breakfast with Business Leaders – Mongolia
Dr. Bern Klein
Dr. Bern Klein can be seen in this video during the Breakfast with Business Leaders from the Governor General's state Visit to Mongolia recently, October 25-26, 2013.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: November 7, 2013 @4:28 pm

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Recruitment and Collaboration Team in Mongolia

University of BC NBK Mining Engineering Recruitment and Collaboration team met in Mongolia with Mongolian University of Science and Technology representatives Nov. 28th:
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: October 31, 2013 @9:51 am

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50th Symposium Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing

Dr. Janusz Laskowski, NBK Mining Engineering Professor Emeritus, was honoured at the 50th Symposium Physicochemical Problems of Mineral Processing.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: October 23, 2013 @1:11 pm

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Recruitment and Collaboration Trip

NBK Mining Engineering's team on a recruitment and collaboration trip for the NBK Institute of Mining Engineering and the International Master of Engineering Program at UBC.
NBK Mining Engineering – Posted: October 23, 2013 @10:07 am

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